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City Food Hall confirms it's opening New Culinary Hub in Orlando and is looking for vendors

City Food Hall Orlando to showcase diverse culinary creations from 10 local chefs, complemented by a vibrant entertainment offering.

City Food Hall confirms it's opening New Culinary Hub in Orlando and is looking for vendors

The Hall on The Yard located at Alden Road and Virginia Drive permanently closed on Thursday, April 18, 2024. with no warning to employees or customers due to the operator owing  unpaid rent to the landlord of the building, Ivanhoe Place Propco.

The Hall on The Yard first opened for business on November 18, 2021, and was home to a collection of 9 food vendors, 3 bars, indoor and outdoor seating, plus various event spaces.

The great news is City Food Hall, the fastest growing food hall company in the U.S., has confirmed that it is opening one of its innovative food hall concepts in the building as we previously reported.

Recognized for its wealth of experience and operational excellence in the food hall sector, the Miami-based hospitality company is set to raise the bar for the food hall scene in Orlando. With a focus on curating high-quality local food and beverage offerings combined with a dedication to first-class service and warm hospitality, City Food Hall believes it has developed a recipe for food hall success.


Aimed at both locals and visitors alike, ‘City Food Hall Orlando’ will deliver a dynamic culinary and entertainment hub, as well as a unique opportunity for the city’s up-and-coming and veteran chefs to showcase their offerings, all under one roof.


The 12,550 square ft food hall, located within ‘The Yard’ development in the historic, Ivanhoe Village area of Orlando, will feature 10 specialty, chef-driven food concepts, expansive indoor and outdoor bar areas, and three private event spaces.

City Food Hall confirms it's opening New Culinary Hub in Orlando and is looking for vendors

Each of the vendors will be hand-picked based on their ability to bring a unique concept, flair and passion for their craft, and together will help make City Food Hall Orlando the perfect gathering space for a wide range of tastes and occasions.


A comprehensive entertainment and events program will further enrich the visitor experience to make it the ultimate gathering spot. From regular weekly happenings to special events, and live entertainment, City Food Hall Orlando will deliver a unique culinary destination where friends and family can spend time together sharing great food and drinks, with a side of entertainment.

The entertainment experience will be given a further boost with the installation of two state-of-the-art golf simulators that will feature a variety of interactive multi-sports games – appealing to complete novices, weekend warriors and pros alike.Peter Rounce, City Food Hall’s Chief Executive Officer, commented: "We're beyond excited to be opening in Orlando, a city renowned for its entertainment and culinary scenes. Our aim is to add to the city's allure as a go-to destination for both foodies and entertainment seekers alike.”

Rounce added: “By providing a stage for local talent to shine, we're not just opening a dining venue; we're creating a space for creativity to thrive and local businesses to flourish. We're curating the culinary offerings as we speak and are looking forward to unveiling our vendor line-up soon!”

City Food Hall confirms it's opening New Culinary Hub in Orlando and is looking for vendors

Kenzie Motai, City Food Hall’s Chief Operating Officer, explained what customers can expect:“Whether it’s a first date or a family night out, our interactive dining spots are designed to bring people and communities together. Our customers get to experience a culinary journey around the world, where everyone can choose their own favorite flavors. Add in some top-notch service and a jam-packed entertainment line-up, and you have the perfect hangout.” He added: “Our concept is focused on creating a flexible gathering space for the community.  Visitors won’t be tied down to set dinner reservations - they will have the freedom to come and go as they please. Whether customers want to grab a quick coffee, meet friends for dinner or stay all afternoon and use City Food Hall as their remote working location, they will receive the same warm welcome.”

The announcement of the opening follows a deal struck between City Food Hall and landowner, Real Estate Inverlad Development, an Orlando-based developer focused on delivering elevated multi-housing, condominium and mixed-use projects. Brandon Delanois with JLL represented the owner and Jason Hurst of Colliers represented the tenants, City Food Hall, in the negotiations.

City Food Hall Orlando is looking for talented and passionate food vendor partners as well as venue staff. 

For more information on employment and vendor opportunities, visit or email

City Food Hall confirms it's opening New Culinary Hub in Orlando and is looking for vendors

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